By Associated Press
The COVID-19 pandemic is interrupting scientific field work across North America, leaving blank spots in important data sets and making it harder to track ecological change.
By Casey Setash, Richard B. Primack, The Conversation
In the Amazon rainforest, record-breaking forest fires and ongoing deforestation threaten the survival of thousands of plant and animal species that call the ecosystem home. Scientists seeking to save them are carefully evaluating which areas of the vibrant Amazon biome…
By Amna Nawaz, Mike Fritz
Field biologist Charlotte Devitz is part of a trend: researchers expanding the boundaries of accessible science.
By Vicky Stein
Butterflies also act as big, flashy beautiful warning signs for environmental change.
On this Earth Day 2019, we celebrate water fleas and ecologist Meghan Duffy. Duffy studies how these water fleas maintain healthy waterways and fight deadly diseases.
By Tim Vernimmen, Scientific American
Road de-icing, industrial activity and other culprits are pushing salt levels in rivers and streams to alarming levels.
By Alison Thoet
In "The Death and Life of the Great Lakes," journalist Dan Egan crafts a cautious yet hopeful narrative using history, reporting, and his own experiences to highlight the threats posed to the world's largest freshwater system.
By Rashmi Shivni
A new study shows it takes a little time before outsider dwarf mongooses will be trusted with a crucial job in a new group. But in these communities, immigrants are always welcome.
By Jacqueline Litzgus, The Conversation
Here's the science behind how they do it.
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